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The last verse describes the victory of Timma over some
feudatory chiefs, who were the subordinates of the king of
Karnata at some place on the slopes of the úriparvata, and
alludes to some threat which he held out to Ramaraja.

Farhsava^ vv. 230, 231> 233, 340.

143(5).
At the time when Timma Nayadrt was governing his
principality, Tixnmaraju, the chief of Puttakota 011 the Grundla-
kamma, invaded, with the assistance of his brothers, Kondaraju,
Nagaraju and Annamaraju, the district of Palnadu and
Ghirijala, and carried away the cattle. He plundered the
districts of Vinukonda, Tangella, Podile, Ammanavolu,
Udayagiri, Siruvella, and Siddhapuram, and obstructed people
from travelling along the road at Nandikanama. Moreover, he
seized a fort belonging to the Raya.
Grani Timma Nayadu was commanded by Acyutaraya to
attack Timmaraju and put an end to him with all his followers.
Timma Nayadu proceeded to Puttakota, where he met Timma-
raju in battle and slew him with all his followers.    He then
marched against Tondamarayagulla, and captured  it.    In  re-
cognition  of his  services, Acyutadevaraya bestowed favours
upon him.     Timma Nayadu  slew  the  Muhammadan  chiefs
Bhairava   Khan,   Khan   Khan,   and  Hitya   in   a   battle   at
Rompicerla, and  seized  their  territory  with the consent  of
Acyutadevaraya and ruled over them.    He won a victory over
a confederacy of &ndhra  feudatories at Mallapuram.      Sura
Nayadti, the son of Siiri Nayadu, fled from the country when
tie heard that Timma Nayadu was advancing upon him and the
latter seized his territory.
Moreover, while Timma Nayadu was governing the
country in the neighbourhood of the SrTsaila mountain, several
feudatory cbiefs having resolved to attack him, requested Rama-
rSja to grant them permission. Ramaraja was astonished at their
audacity gave them permission with the object of KTf.TniTifttF.yig
them. The feudatory chiefs marched to Mallapuram at the head